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Alexander Cushing Brown, American corporation executive. Member American Iron and Steel Institute, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Cleveland Engineering Society, Cleveland Chamber of Commerce (past president), Alpha Delta Phi, Scroll and Key (Yale).

Background

Brown, Alexander Cushing was born on May 6, 1885 in Cleveland. Son of Alexander Ephraim and Carrie Maria (Barnett) Brown.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1907. Special course in mechanics, Case School Applied Science, 1907-1908.

Career

January 1956); children—Caroline Dana (deceased), Alexander Cushing, Henry Sheffield (deceased), Edward Dana (deceased), Florence Cornelia, Mary Huntington. Formerly president Industrial Brownhoist Company, Bay City Michigan. Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company, Cleveland (1st vice president, 1934-1947), president 1947-1953, chairman 1953-1958).

Director Buckeye Steel Castings Company, Ohio Bell Telephone Сompany, Republic Steel Corporation. Director Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company Chief crane section War Industries Board, Washington, 1917-1918. Deputy director steel div., War Production Board, October 1942-March 1943.

Worked for many years to improve labor relations in Cleveland industries and building trades. Trustee Case Institute Technology, U. School, Cleveland Play House and Western Reserve History Society.

Membership

Member American Iron and Steel Institute, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Cleveland Engineering Society, Cleveland Chamber of Commerce (past president), Alpha Delta Phi, Scroll and Key (Yale). Clubs: Union, University, Mid Day Tavern, Fifty, Cleveland Skating.

Connections

Married Mary Bristol Dana, October 22, 1910 (deceased. Children: Caroline Dana (deceased), Alexander Cushing, Henry Sheffield (deceased), Edward Dana (deceased), Florence Cornelia, Mary Huntington.

father:
Alexander Ephraim Brown

mother:
Carrie Maria (Barnett) Brown

spouse:
Mary Bristol Dana

child:
Caroline Dana Brown (deceased)

child:
Alexander Cushing Brown

child:
Henry Sheffield Brown (deceased)

child:
Edward Dana Brown (deceased)

child:
Florence Cornelia Brown

child:
Mary Huntington Brown